A new endurance event is starting in Canterbury courtesy of a dairy farmer’s irrigation lake.
Age hasn't been a barrier for young vegetable grower of the year Austin Singh Purewal.
No increase in stock numbers in the sheep and beef sector is anticipated as the industry moves towards carbon neutrality, says Beef + Lamb NZ head of nutrition Fiona Windle.
What happened to the New Zealand First policy of favouring wool in Government procurement contracts?
“Let's just say things aren’t getting any clearer.”
Regional councils won’t be anything more than “unpopular policemen” if the discussion document on freshwater goes the way the Government is proposing, says a newly elected Canterbury regional councillor.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is welcoming a huge drop in the number of farms under active surveillance for Mycoplasma bovis.
More Fonterra farmers are joining the call for an independent review of the co-op’s shareholders council.
Rural contractors have donated $30k to support Nelson ambulance and rescue helicopter services.
A scholarship for up to five students each year, studying Massey University’s Bachelor of Horticultural Science degree has been launched by kiwifruit exporter Zezpri.
Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor is warning travelling Kiwis to be vigilant as the high-season for the crop-eating brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is under way.
Deer Industry NZ has appointed Innes Moffat as its new chief executive.
Moves by the Government to protect highly productive land must focus on maintaining the productive capacity of that land, says HortNZ.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor, heads to Thailand today to attend the final Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial meeting, as negotiations enter their final stages.
PGG Wrightson (PGW) ended a bumpy year with record profit, a “transformational” sale of its grain and seed business and many changes of board and management.
It's a change of scenery, customer and supply chain for Skellerup’s incoming agri division head, Hayley Gourley.
The Government is spending nearly $6 million to stop Australian beekeepers marketing their products as ‘mānuka’ honey.
Farmer confidence has plummeted in the last quarter, with Government policy cited as the chief reason, says Rabobank.
A 2017 commissioned Massey University report on the NZ Goat Industry will disappoint many.
The US-JAPAN trade deal might impact on New Zealand beef, cheese and other exports to Japan and is almost certainly in breach of World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules, says a trade expert.
The $750 million New Zealand pork industry needs farmers’ help to keep out the deadly African swine fever virus.
In an electronic world, getting teenagers interested in careers in agriculture or horticulture is an uphill struggle.
It was hard for Suzanne Giesen when her husband John died. She was just 32, had five children aged from 1 to 11 and had a farm to run. More than 50 years later she is still living and working on the farm.
NZ meat industry special envoy on Brexit, Jeff Grant attended the 88th National Ploughing Championships in Ireland, where discussions of Brexit was a common theme.
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